On 5/27/09 4:47 PM, "Chris Bonthron" <email@hidden> wrote:
> Hopefully there's a simple answer to this...
> I just migrated my OD-based Tiger server to a new Leopard (10.5.7) install
> that authenticates users on AD but still manages users with WGM and hosts
> their PHDs on the Leopard server.
> On my previous Tiger incarnation of this system the sharepoint containing
> all of the PHDs did not mount on the user desktop, but now on this Leopard
> system they are mounting on the user desktop. This is not what I want. How
> can I prevent this sharepoint from mounting?
> In my research on this over the past few weeks I remember seeing something
> about this, but I'm now unable to locate this information.
It auto-mounts for me under Tiger. I'm not sure how you got it to not do
that. There may be a preference in 10.5's WM to hide that mount
specifically, but I'm not positive. Even if there is, it will still cause
problems for laptop users who disconnect from the network after logging in
(the hangs associated with the share timeout). What I did for my 10.4/10.5
users was to create an applescript application that runs as a login item
(not a login hook) and unmounts the share volume, not displaying any errors
it encounters (in case they weren't able to connect to the volume in the
Hope that helps. If you want, I can email you the code for the AppleScript
for you to modify for your environment.
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